The LGA Officers will support the roll out and implementation of the new Child Health project focusing on stopping preventable deaths from diarrhoea and Pneumonia in 4 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Lagos state (Agege, Ikeja, Ifako ljaiye and Ojo) in collaboration with Lagos State Ministry of Health and Local Government health departments.
The programme coordinator will work with the Programme manager, Child health advisor and other project team members to provide technical assistance to stake holders in the state, LGAs and Community Health Workers (CHWs) to increase access to quality child health services in Lagos state.
Together with the LGA Coordinator he/she will coordinate the all program activities in the LGA in addition to working closely with members of the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and other partners. He/ she will also work with the Health team in Abuja, Local & international consultants to document best practices and lessons learned in Child Health in Lagos state.
A minimum of a Bachelors degree in health or related field, additional Qualifications in Public health or Social Science will be an advantage.
At least 3 years’ work experience in health/public health and or in a health/public health organisation, including as a state level trainer/technical assistance provider in the area of Child health with government of Nigeria or an International NGO, experience of working with local communities and LGA authorities in south western region of Nigeria will be an added advantage.
Experience in child health programming including facility and community based health service improvement is essential